CE#530: Death By Bacon? Study Finds Eating Meat Is Risky (npr)

Bacon has been called the gateway meat, luring vegetarians back to meat. And hot dogs are a staple at many a backyard BBQ.

But a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine finds that daily consumption of red meat — particularly processed meat — may be riskier than carnivores realize.

“The statistics are staggering,” study author Frank Hu, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public health, told us. “The increased risk is really substantial.”

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  1. #1 by wartica on March 17, 2012 - 7:42 pm

    The more I find out about the negative aspects of meat , becoming a vegetarian was the best choice for me:)) Great post and I look forward to sharing more with you:))

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